Press Release: Kelly Kozisek, Oregon State University, Elected President of National Association of Educational Procurement
June 8, 2016, Columbia, Maryland —The National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP), the nationwide organization focused exclusively on procurement in higher education, has announced the election of Kelly Kozisek, CPPB, CPPO, Chief Procurement Officer at Oregon State University, to the office of NAEP Board President. She took office on May 25, 2016 at a ceremony held during the Association’s 95th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Currently the department head for Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, Ms. Kozisek has 28 years of experience in higher education procurement. Her volunteer work for NAEP includes service as chair of their 2016 Annual Meeting program committee and workshop presenter at the Association’s regional and annual meetings. She received her B.S. in Business Administration at Western Oregon University.
National Association of Educational Procurement
Founded in 1921, the National Association of Educational Procurement is based in Columbia, Maryland. More than 4000 procurement professionals representing 1,500 of our country’s most respected educational institutions are actively engaged in the association. Dedicated to professional development, community development and collaborative development, NAEP has on-staff resources and an active peer network easily available to all members to aid in the modeling of cutting-edge, cost-effective, socially responsible procurement practices and programs. NAEP delivers continuing professional development in face-to-face venues, webcasts and at its flagship event, NAEP’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, held every spring. More information on NAEP may be found at www.naepnet.org.